The style of art nouveau, or modern, arose in European architecture of the 19-20 centuries. To decorate a garden in the Art Nouveau style means to give it a complete aesthetic appearance. The main source of inspiration for the adherents of the style is nature.The main features of the modernist design are the uniqueness, the use of rhythms, intricate plant motifs and smoothed lines, the integrity of the form, the use of quality building materials and frame structures.
The place for rest in the garden is decorated in Art Nouveau style. Plots of fresh greens on the surface of the tiles look elegant and eccentric.
Garden in the Art Nouveau style. In accordance with the style geometric motifs, strict, clear lines are used.
In the landscape design, the Art Nouveau style is laconic and repetition of one main motif in numerous variations - a garden bench can display plant lines, and the outlines of the facade of the house are repeated in the garden. Trees, bushes and other vegetation are cut. The system of images and symbols is also subject to a common idea and is repeated in a single rhythm of the ornament. Often in the modern style there are oriental notes - these are oriental plants, arbours-pagodas and other elements.
Usually the garden in the Art Nouveau style has a centric layout - the center of the composition is the house. From it originate the main paths and alleys of the garden. In plants and decorative elements, many winding and smooth lines and bends. The Art Nouveau bench will not have sharp corners and straight edges - only rounded outlines with plant patterns made of wood or metal. If you decide to decorate the garden in this style, study the main features of the modernist landscape design.
Romantic motifs in the garden, decorated in Art Nouveau style. A wall of dark bricks and red flowers attract the eye and fascinate.
In the garden in the modern style welcome the use of shrubs of various geometric shapes.
In this article, read:
- 1 The main components of landscape design in Art Nouveau style
- 1.1 Decorations and additional items for your garden
- 2 Landscaping in the Art Nouveau style for a small garden. Video
- 3 Garden in Art Nouveau style
The main components of landscape design in the Art Nouveau style
Plants in the garden in the Art Nouveau style pick up exotic - with elegant outlines of the crown or trunk, leaves of unusual shape and bright color.
The texture of the tree crown should be clear and dense. They are grouped or separately, especially rocks with beautiful and expressive branches. These are birch, ash, linden, willow, thuja, elm, mountain ash, cypress. Coniferous trees can be combined with deciduous and fertile species. Separately there are trees with a figured form of leaves - ash, birch, linden.
The leader among flowers for use in gardens in the Art Nouveau style is iris. The secret of the popularity of this flower is in intricately curved petals and an asymmetric shape of the inflorescence of lilac, blue or white hues. Flowers and flowerbeds are planted with roses, yellow daffodils, fragrant violets, tobacco, primrose, peonies, poppies, lilies, mallow and other bright and large flowers with a fragrant smell.
The most characteristic features of the modernist style:
- use of contrasts;
- laconism of forms;
- smooth and sinuous lines;
- plant motifs in ornaments and decor;
- exotic vegetation;
- the center of the composition is the house.
Stylish, restrained compositions for the garden in the Art Nouveau style. The areas of the short cropped lawn are harmoniously combined with the tile tracks.
Art Nouveau in the garden of a prosperous Frenchman. The main accent the designer made on the design of garden paths.
Functional corner for outdoor recreation. The garden is decorated in accordance with the modern style.
Decorations and additional items for your garden
The pond in the planning of such gardens is used often and willingly - majestic ponds with fountains and playful streams harmoniously blend into the overall Art Nouveau style and create a cozy atmosphere in the secluded and secluded corners of the garden. A thoughtful mood is created by the trees planted near the pond with an umbrella-shaped and weeping crown - willow, birch, rowan.
As ornaments in a garden lanterns, benches, arbours and protections from the forged metal with an openwork vegetal ornament act. The cobbled paths of the Art Nouveau garden are made of paving stones, natural stones or paving slabs. The walls of the buildings will be beautifully covered by creeping and climbing plants - convolvulus, grapes, hops, morning glory, sweet peas, clematis and other species.
The system of fountains in the garden area in the Art Nouveau style. The view is attracted by high bushes with fascinating white flowers.
The garden is remarkable for the combination of green areas with "bare" stone surfaces. Art Nouveau style with a refined path made of large stone boulders.
Garden in the Art Nouveau style with low sheared shrubs.
Expressionism, refinement and simplicity are the three cornerstones of design for the garden in the modernist style. Expressive forms of plants and decor are laconic and aesthetic. Style implies a combination of beauty and practicality, but beauty plays a dominant role here - do not turn the garden into a garden. First of all, the Art Nouveau style in garden design should have aesthetic contemplation and experience, sophisticated impressions and enjoyment of elegant shapes and beautiful landscapes.
The garden path from white circles of large diameter looks exquisitely in the overall composition.
Garden in Art Nouveau style with pool. Cozy area for outdoor recreation.